Summer activities on the Southside for kids

Posted by Mission del Lago on Jun 2, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Looking for a place to entertain the kids this summer on the Southside? From camps to special programs to supervised fun, we’ve got some options!

Summer Adventure Camps at Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center is a great (and convenient!) place to go all year round, but it’s ideal for kids during the summer.

Camps start Monday, June 8, and last through the end of the month. Weekly themes include:

  • Outdoor Art Adventures, June 8 - 12, 8:30a.m. to 3:30p.m. (Ages 7-11)
  • Crazy Critter Crew, June 15 - 19, 8:30a.m. to 3:30p.m. (Ages 7-9)
  • Zombie Survival Skills, June 22 - 26, 8:30a.m. to 3:30p.m. (Ages 9-12)

More information is available on their camp website

flip’z Trampoline Park

Just need a place to allow the kids to burn off a little energy? Take them to flip’z Trampoline Park, with 25,000 square feet of jumping space located next door to PicaPica Plaza. They can jump, dunk a basketball, play dodgeball, and there’s even a separate area for kids under six. 

Community Programs

The South San Antonio Community Center at 2031 Quintana and the South Side Lions Community Center at 3100 Hiawatha offer summer youth programs from June 15 through August 7. These all-day programs are from 7:30 to 5:30pm for ages six to 14.

For more information or to register, visit the website or call 207-3235.


Day Camps at VentureLab “are designed to inspire budding entrepreneurs, our camps enhance critical & creative thinking while keeping kids giggling and engaged.”

Camps are offered from June 6 to August 10, from 9a.m. to 3p.m. for ages 5-18.

Get more information here

Weekly themes include:  

  • Start Up 101—Learning to build a business from the ground up
  • Gamer—Game Design & Development
  • Maker—Tinkering, building and technology
  • Urban Farming—hydroponics and farming)
  • Music and Film—Create your own music and film productions 

Camp Showbiz

Camp Showbiz at The Magik Performing Arts Center offers camps from June 8 to August 22. This popular theater arts program is available for ages 3-17.

Learn more here.

Maker Camp

Kids interested in technology, design, and animation? This weeklong “immersion into making and designing with technology” is offered from June to August for ages 8 to 18.

Get more information on their camp website

Mission del Lago

Interested in being part of one of the hottest communities in South Side San Antonio? Summer is a great time to tour Mission del Lago and see why the community is growing with new home offerings, amenities, and homeowners.

For more information, visit Mission del Lago or click below to view our Move-In Ready Homes


Topics: summer fun, Summer Camps, Mitchell Lake

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